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Senior Capital Project Manager - JN 74179

  • Location:

    Essex, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £275 - £300 per day

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082021-74179_1628030325

  • Published:

    03 August 2021

  • Duration:

    6-12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    02 October 2021

Cobalt are working with a NHS Trust in Essex to recruit an interim Senior Capital Project Manager for an initial 6-12 month contract, paying £275-£300 per day LTD rate (inside IR35, via umbrella company).

The successful candidate is critical in the implementation of the NHS Trust and the wider STP broad portfolio of organisational transformation, through the delivery of all estates related capital investment that underpins the trust's shared strategy across clinical, clinical support and cooperate services. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of an extensive and complete programme of new and remodelled estates infrastructure, within the NHS Trust and across the whole STP.

The post holder will manage projects in a diverse capital programme as part of a multi-year portfolio of projects, with a value of c. £200m to £300m over the next five years. Projects range from minor works and backlog investment projects to major schemes of potentially £10m to £50m.

Please see below for an example of current projects underway at the NHS Trust:

  • New Linac

  • New CT

  • X-Ray replacement

  • Mammography and Ultrasound replacement

  • Creation of Respiratory ward

  • Various remodelling / refurbishment schemes

  • Electrical infrastructure works

You will have/be:

  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent in Building Services/Construction

  • Project Management Qualification e.g. MSP, Prince 2 or equivalent experience

  • Specialist knowledge backed by extensive experience in the delivery of complex programmes of estates capital investment

  • Ability to develop good working relationships with stakeholders both internal and external to the NHS Trust and STP

  • Previous experience of estates project management in the NHS or equivalent complex organisation

  • Extensive knowledge of the strategic approaches to construction project delivery in the public sector for example the use of frameworks, partnering, PFI, LIFT and P22

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to seek out new and innovative ways of delivering programmes of work

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in greater detail, please apply for the role or contact Connor Humpage on 020 7478 2554.